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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
13 307 253.3 15 10 5 4.09 -0.8
Birth Date8-2-1973
Height5' 10"
Weight170 lbs
Age45 years, 9 months, 17 days
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ThrowsL
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
1999 TEX MLB 65 0 68.3 3 2 0 63 22 37 4 104 8.3 2.9 0.5 4.9 69% .272 1.24 3.97 3.29 85 4.88 94.9 0.5
2000 TEX MLB 77 0 56.3 3 1 1 64 21 32 2 101 10.2 3.4 0.3 5.1 66% .328 1.51 3.87 3.83 100 5.98 115.0 -0.1
2001 TEX MLB 70 0 60.0 5 5 4 54 28 29 2 105 8.1 4.2 0.3 4.4 63% .260 1.37 4.31 4.80 108 6.68 138.5 -0.8
2002 OAK MLB 47 0 37.0 2 2 0 45 14 16 5 95 10.9 3.4 1.2 3.9 67% .305 1.59 5.24 4.62 107 6.14 131.8 -0.3
2003 TBA MLB 24 0 19.0 1 0 0 24 3 9 1 98 11.4 1.4 0.5 4.3 57% .333 1.42 3.77 4.74 97 4.62 96.8 0.2
2004 LAN MLB 17 0 9.0 0 0 0 11 3 6 1 101 11.0 3.0 1.0 6.0 55% .333 1.56 4.72 4.00 116 6.88 142.0 -0.1
2006 COL MLB 7 0 3.7 1 0 0 3 3 2 0 113 7.4 7.4 0.0 4.9 30% .300 1.64 4.47 2.45 115 7.30 148.6 -0.1
CareerMLB3070253.31510526494131151029.43.30.54.764%.2941.414.234.09995.82117.7-0.8

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
1995 HUD A- NYP 32 0 50.7 9 1 2 37 21 32 0 6.6 3.7 0.0 5.7 0% .000 1.14 3.43 2.13 0 0.00 0.0
1996 CSC A SAL 50 0 59.0 1 3 19 57 21 62 0 8.7 3.2 0.0 9.5 0% .000 1.32 2.26 3.51 0 0.00 0.0
1997 PCH A+ FSL 35 0 44.7 4 2 10 51 21 35 2 10.3 4.2 0.4 7.0 0% .358 1.61 3.72 3.42 0 0.00 0.0
1997 TUL AA TXS 11 0 15.7 0 1 1 13 12 13 1 7.5 6.9 0.6 7.5 0% .255 1.59 5.45 3.44 0 0.00 0.0
1998 TUL AA TXS 46 0 52.3 3 4 14 42 26 45 5 7.2 4.5 0.9 7.7 0% -.487 1.30 4.54 3.10 0 0.00 0.0
1998 OKL AAA PCL 13 0 17.0 0 0 0 19 10 15 3 10.1 5.3 1.6 7.9 0% -.571 1.71 5.85 6.35 0 0.00 0.0
1999 TEX MLB AL 65 0 68.3 3 2 0 63 22 37 4 104 8.3 2.9 0.5 4.9 69% .272 1.24 3.97 3.29 85 4.88 94.9
1999 OKL AAA PCL 6 0 11.7 0 0 1 16 0 7 2 12.3 0.0 1.5 5.4 0% -1.556 1.37 4.65 5.38 0 0.00 0.0
2000 TEX MLB AL 77 0 56.3 3 1 1 64 21 32 2 101 10.2 3.4 0.3 5.1 66% .328 1.51 3.87 3.83 100 5.98 115.0
2001 TEX MLB AL 70 0 60.0 5 5 4 54 28 29 2 105 8.1 4.2 0.3 4.4 63% .260 1.37 4.31 4.80 108 6.68 138.5
2002 OAK MLB AL 47 0 37.0 2 2 0 45 14 16 5 95 10.9 3.4 1.2 3.9 67% .305 1.59 5.24 4.62 107 6.14 131.8
2002 SAC AAA PCL 8 0 10.3 0 1 0 12 1 14 2 10.5 0.9 1.7 12.2 0% .370 1.26 4.13 6.99 0 0.00 0.0
2003 TBA MLB AL 24 0 19.0 1 0 0 24 3 9 1 98 11.4 1.4 0.5 4.3 57% .333 1.42 3.77 4.74 97 4.62 96.8
2003 NWO AAA PCL 23 0 28.0 2 1 0 35 5 11 0 11.3 1.6 0.0 3.5 0% .337 1.43 3.15 3.54 0 0.00 0.0
2004 LAN MLB NL 17 0 9.0 0 0 0 11 3 6 1 101 11.0 3.0 1.0 6.0 55% .333 1.56 4.72 4.00 116 6.88 142.0
2004 LVG AAA PCL 5 0 6.3 0 1 1 8 2 4 0 11.4 2.9 0.0 5.7 0% .364 1.59 3.66 7.14 0 0.00 0.0
2004 OMA AAA PCL 35 0 57.7 2 4 2 70 19 41 8 10.9 3.0 1.2 6.4 0% .337 1.54 5.08 4.37 0 0.00 0.0
2005 LVG AAA PCL 53 0 44.7 0 1 1 60 35 24 4 92 12.1 7.0 0.8 4.8 55% .359 2.13 6.28 6.85 0 0.00 0.0
2006 COL MLB NL 7 0 3.7 1 0 0 3 3 2 0 113 7.4 7.4 0.0 4.9 30% .300 1.64 4.47 2.45 115 7.30 148.6
2006 CSP AAA PCL 20 0 16.0 3 1 0 10 5 10 1 108 5.6 2.8 0.6 5.6 47% .196 0.94 4.02 2.25 0 0.00 0.0
2006 LOU AAA INT 36 0 22.2 0 0 2 19 8 18 0 92 7.7 3.2 0.0 7.3 57% .283 1.22 2.67 2.43 0 0.00 0.0
2007 MEM AAA PCL 8 0 6.3 0 1 0 13 6 5 0 117 18.6 8.6 0.0 7.1 62% .500 3.02 5.27 12.86 0 0.00 0.0
2007 ROC AAA INT 12 0 11.7 1 0 2 13 7 5 0 91 10.0 5.4 0.0 3.8 47% .302 1.71 5.13 5.38 0 0.00 0.0
2007 SYR AAA INT 31 0 32.3 0 1 0 35 7 18 2 90 9.8 2.0 0.6 5.0 60% .355 1.30 3.69 2.79 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2003 TBA $300,000
2002 OAK $812,500
2001 TEX $310,000
2000 TEX $245,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,667,500
4 yrTotal$1,667,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 163 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from TOR 2/10 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired in trade from MIN (for cash) 5/07
  • signed as a free agent from COL 12/06 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 10/06 contract purchased 9/06 signed as a free agent from CIN 06 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from LAD 4/06 (minor-league contract)
  • re-signed 1/05, 1 year/$0.535M (05) (minor-league contract)
  • recalled 9/04 optioned to Triple-A 8/04 recalled 8/04 signed as a free agent from KC (minor-league contract) sent to minor-league camp 3/04 non-roster invitee, signed as a free agent from HOU (minor-league contract) 11/03
  • claimed off waivers from TB 7/03
  • designated for assignment 6/03 signed as a free agent from ATL 3/03 (had 1 year/$0.5M contract with ATL) waived 3/03 signed as a free agent from OAK 1/03
  • non-tendered 12/02 recalled 9/02 1 year/$812,500 (02) avoided arbitration 1/02
  • acquired in trade from TX 1/02

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
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